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Zambia re-affirms dedication to “peace”

LIVINGSTONE, Zambia (eTN) - Some hundreds or so dignitaries and spectators alike gathered at 11am on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at the designated “Peace Park” area in Mosi-Oa-Tunya Falls (more pop

UNWTO opening speech by President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe

VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe (eTN) - The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly was declared open Sunday night by President R.G. Mugabe of Zimbabwe.

New Victoria Falls City to beef up tourism

ZAMBIA (eTN) - During a ceremony at Victoria Falls Airport, Walter Mzembi, Minister of Tourism, stated that land had been allocated for a new Victoria Falls City.

Zambia alive with UNWTO preparations

ZAMBIA (eTN) - Victoria Falls town and Livingstone have been alive with celebrations this week, because the one-year countdown to the UNWTO meeting has begun.

UNWTO preparations in Zambia

(eTN) – Zambia’s Minister of Tourism changed for fourth time since September of last year, having dire consequences on preparations for the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) meeting in August

Africa Travel Association’s hallmark international event

The Africa Travel Association, the world’s leading travel industry trade association promoting tourism to Africa, held its 37th Annual Congress in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, May 18-22, 2012.

Countdown to 37th ATA Annual Congress in Victoria Falls

TANZANIA (eTN) - Taking advantage of the growing tourism and travel demands in Southern and Eastern African states, Tanzania’s fast-growing airline, Precision Air, is looking at Zimbabwe as a southe

Convention Center for Victoria Falls

(eTN) - In order to prepare for the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in 2013, the Zimbabwe government plans to construct a Convention Centre in Victoria Falls town.

Zambia and Zimbabwe hosting 2013 UNWTO event

According to reports, Zambia stand at the Tourism Fair in Madrid has been very busy, with Zambia’s commitment to host the 2013 UNWTO being a major draw for most of the visitors

Minister bungee-jumps from Victoria Falls to prove it is safe

Zambia's tourism minister bungee-jumped from Victoria Falls to reassure tourists the activity is safe after an Aussie backpacker's rope snapped last week.

Preparing for UNWTO 2013 the Zambian way

ZAMBIA (eTN) - In 2013, Livingstone and Victoria Falls town will co-host the UNWTO annual general meeting.

Visitors at Victoria Falls Airport say they will never come back...

Recently, a visitor who came into Zimbabwe via the Victoria Falls Airport, sent me this complaint about the experience:

Thrills of the Victoria Falls Bridge tour

(eTN) - The Victoria Falls Bridge was alive with youngsters who had come to bungee jump, to slide across the gorge, or to swing on a cable.

Ambassador of eTN publishes book: Beyond the Victoria Falls

(eTN) - My friend Gill Staden, and fellow eTN ambassador, well known for the regular content featured in "The Livingstone Weekly," has outdone herself, when her first "big book" titled "Beyond the Vic

Toll fees taking their toll on tourists

(eTN) - As we all know, our borders are horrid things to pass through.

Zambia and Zimbabwe battle for tourists

Victoria Falls is the breathtaking separator between the two countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe in Southern Africa.

Rainforest Cafe at Victoria Falls receives UNESCO stamp of approval

(eTN) - The United Nations Education and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) has endorsed the Rainforest Cafe that was constructed at the entrance of the Victoria Falls rainforest, the Permanent Secretar

Zimbabwe tourist tsunami

When we started Maplanga Africa in 1995, it was during the “pioneer” days of outbound tourism into Africa, email was a not-too-distant concept, apartheid was dead and buried, and South Africa had

Victoria Falls World Heritage status under threat

The governments of Zambia and Zimbabwe are in a mad scramble to complete a document to be given to UNESCO on the Victoria Falls World Heritage Site.

Zambian president shares his tourism vision

East Africa correspondent Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H.

Zimbabwe’s tourism revival lies in Victoria Falls paradise

The poster on the wall had an evocative black and white photograph of a man driving a locomotive. "Zimbabwe", it said, "Africa's paradise".

US, Japan & Germany lift Zimbabwe travel warnings

Slowly but surely, Zimbabwe is returning to the international fold and promoting tourism, especially to Victoria Falls.

ASTA takes on Delta Air Lines, plans on heading to Africa

(Questions for William A. Maloney, chief executive officer of the American Society of Travel Agents)

Zimbabwe’s widespread troubles push visitors – and their money – to...

VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe -- This hamlet is swathed in lush emerald jungle, a serene place that is 500 miles from political turmoil in the nation's capital but seems a galaxy apart.

Zimbabwe tourism as the tourism minister himself sees it

Francis Nhema is the tourism and environment minister of Zimbabwe.

Regional leaders: ‘What Zimbabwe crisis?’

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe; and LUSAKA, Zambia - The possibility of a runoff vote increased last weekend, as Zimbabwe's Electoral Commission (ZEC) announced plans for a recount in 23 districts, enough to wipe out the opposition party's margin of victory in the March 29 election.